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Singer, songwriter and author Susan Lewis Wright will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Hotel Colorado. Interweaving humor, poetry, stories and songs (her own and others), this is a unique opportunity to hear a funny and at times deeply touching entertainer. Also on the program for the evening is a dance featuring multi-cultural and multi-generational music with Boulder DJ Greg Johnson at 8 p.m. Sponsored by the LSA of the Baha’is of Grand Junction.Local band Strange will play at 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at Rivers Restaurant, 2525 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs.Mildred’s Box will rock the Sports Corner Saloon in Rifle, Friday, Aug. 30 and Saturday, Aug. 31. No cover. Frank Martin and Matt Johnson will perform Friday, Aug. 30, at Steve’s Guitars, 9 South Fourth, Carbondale. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 8:30. Donations are requested. Call 963-3304 for details. Spooky and the Boogiemen play O’Leary’s Saloon in Rifle from 9:30 to 1:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 30 and Saturday, Aug. 31. Classy Karaoke is every Wednesday and Sunday at 9 p.m.A going-away party for Mike will happen from 8 p.m. to closing Friday, Aug. 30, featuring a DJ, at the Winchester Night Club in Rifle. Karaoke starts at 7 p.m. every Thursday. Call 625-0380 for details.The Dags will play their high energy rock and roll at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at the Oasis Bar & Grill, 50701 Highway 6 & 24, west Glenwood Springs. Karaoke begins at 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 945-6613 for details.

The Marble Historical Society will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Marble fire station. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children and includes sausage, juice, coffee, and all you can eat pancakes. It is rumored that Colonel Channing Meek, president of the Colorado Yule Marble Quarry from 1905 to 1912, will make a guest appearance. Guests can tour historic Marble on a horse-drawn carriage and hear informative talks by members of the historical society. All proceeds from the breakfast and all donations will be used in the reconstruction of the Marble fire bell tower, an important Marble landmark between 1912 and 1977. For information or directions, call 963-7088.The Eagles Lodge will serve a Navajo taco dinner from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 30. The public, members and guests are invited. For more information, call 945-5506. Democratic Women are holding a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31 at 444 W. Third, Rifle. Proceeds will go to all the local and regional Democratic candidates. Donations of stuff are welcomed. Call 625-1797 for pickup or drop off on Saturday.

Springs Theatre: Aug. 30-Sept. 5: “XXX” (PG-13), at 7 and 9:30 p.m. daily, 1 and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinee. Featuring Dolby Digital Surround Sound; 915 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs. Call 945-4000 to verify show times.Crystal Theatre: Aug. 30-Sept. 5: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG) 8 p.m. nightly; 427 Main St., Carbondale; call 963-0633 to verify show times. Closed Labor Day, Sept. 2.Movieland: Aug. 3-Sept. 5: “Signs” (PG-13) 12:20, 3:10, 7 and 9:25 p.m.; “Blue Crush” (PG-13) 12:35, 2:50, 5:05, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m.; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” (PG-13) 1, 3:15, 5:15, 7:30 and 9:35 p.m.; “Feardotcom” (R) 12:50, 3:45, 7:10 and 9:20; “Simone” (PG-13) 12:40, 3:20, 7 and 9:30 p.m.; “Lilo & Stitch” (PG), 2:45 and 7:05 p.m.; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 12:30 and 4:45 p.m.; “XXX” (PG-13), 12:45, 3:30, 6:45 and 9:20 p.m.; at the stoplight in El Jebel. Call 920-1300 to verify show times.Mall 3: Aug. 30-Sept. 5: “Signs” (PG-13) 2:20 and 4:40 p.m. daily matinees, 7 and 9:20 p.m. nightly; “Fear Dot Com” (R) 2:40 and 4:50 daily matinees, 7:10 and 9:25 nightly; “Spy Kids 2” (PG) 2:45 and 5 p.m. daily matinees, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. nightly; at the Glenwood Springs Mall, call 945-1400 to verify show times. Rifle Creek Theater: Aug. 30-Sept. 5: “XXX” (PG-13), 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 625-2323 to verify show times.


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